Driver Profile - Allan 'King AL' Letcher
Holden - Holden VE - #43
- Nickname:King AL
- Car Number:43
- Vehicle: Holden VE
- Ute Prepared By:
- Date of Birth:23/11/1962
- Place of Birth:New Zealand
- Place of Residence:Perth
- Sponsors:WA Lifting Equipment
- Website: www.liftingequipment.com.au
What are the top 5 CDs in your collection?
1) Pink Floyd 2) Pink 3) Madonna 4) Elton John 5) Eskimo Joe
If you were a movie character or movie star, who would you be? And, why?
Who would you most like to meet (and they can be dead or alive)? And, why?
Who is your inspiration in life? And, why?
My lovely Wife... because she spoils me rotten.
If you were not a racing car driver, what career would you have pursued?
First Ever Road Car:
Favourite Road Car:
Current Road Car:
Favourite Other Sport:
The Italian Job
Favourite TV Show:
George and Mildrid
What do you admire most in the sport?
The old people that keep coming back year after year.
Who do you see as a main rival?
All the mongrels in front.
How do nerves and/or fear affect your driving? How do you overcome them?
What is your favourite circuit and why?
Describe your most memorable accident:
Describe your best moment in racing:
Winning the Malaysian 12 Hour with Grant Johnson
Which is your favourite race?
Bathurst 12 Hour.
What is the worst thing about V8 Ute Racing?
What is the best thing about V8 Ute Racing?
Close racing, the people and TV exposure.
How do you keep fit?
How do you prepare for a race? Do you have any superstitions?
I’m too old for that ...
Who are your major team sponsors and do they have any personal significance to you?
WA Lifting Equipment, self owned company.
What is the significance of your helmet design?
What do your friends and family (and kids, if applicable) think of your chosen profession?
The girls love it. Wife not so much.
Does car racing run in the family?
Yes. Two uncles in New Zealand
How did you get into motor sports?
Dad bought a car on the farm when I was about 11 and built a race track and off I went
Does any member of your family or a close friend travel with you to race meets? If so, who?
Are any of your friends and/or family involved in the sport? If so, explain how.
How many times did it take you to get your on-road license (L